voter suppression

Trump staffer on campaign’s private polling: “Nate Silver’s results have been similar to ours”

"[E]xcept [Silver's] lag by a week or two because he’s relying on public polls.” The post Trump staffer on campaign’s private polling: “Nate Silver’s results have been similar to ours” appeared first

Trump’s last-ditch plan to win the election through voter suppression

With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, all signs point to a big-league defeat for Donald Trump. Nearly every poll and reliable piece of data shows Hillary Clinton beating the Republican

How the 2016 election could be hacked

This segment originally aired Oct. 24, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. A quarter of all registered voters in the U.S. live in areas that use vulnerable voting machines, according to Reuters.

North Carolina GOP head Dallas Woodhouse defends early voting restrictions

This segment originally aired Nov. 3, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. Democrats are concerned that North Carolina’s Republican leadership is working to suppress black voters and cancel the voter

Voter Intimidation Targeting Muslims Reported at Michigan Polling Site

A man in East Lansing, Michigan, attempted to prevent two women wearing hijabs from voting at their polling place on Tuesday morning in what the county clerk called an act of voter intimidation.Ron
Here's How Republicans Plan To Purge More Voters In 2018 And 2020

Here's How Republicans Plan To Purge More Voters In 2018 And 2020

After 9/11, the Bush administration began working on the implementation of a national ID. Its stated purpose was to assist national security agencies in better enabling them to identify terrorists.
Jeff Sessions Is the New Jim Crow

Jeff Sessions Is the New Jim Crow

Perhaps the worst thing about America’s mistreatment of black people in this country has nothing to do with the violence inflicted against us or the centuries of historic subjugation we’ve endured. It

UK lawmakers allege that foreign states may have interfered in the Brexit vote

UK lawmakers have alleged that a foreign government may have been involved in a plot to interfere with the Brexit vote by hobbling a website designed to register voters — despite failing to present
This Secret Form of Voter Suppression Might Be the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time

This Secret Form of Voter Suppression Might Be the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time

When federal judge Nelva Gonzales struck down Texas’ discriminatory voter-identification law on Monday, voting rights advocates applauded the ruling as if the minorities barred from casting ballots
This Is What Happened When Boost Mobile Came Up With a Solution to Voting Inequality

This Is What Happened When Boost Mobile Came Up With a Solution to Voting Inequality

In the running conversation about voter-identification laws, roll purging and the efforts to decrease minorities’ access to the ballot box, the ongoing dialogue often omits the No. 1 form of voter
Trump Puts Kris Kobach On 'Voter Fraud' Commission

Trump Puts Kris Kobach On 'Voter Fraud' Commission

You'd cry if you weren't laughing, and vice versa. Trump named infamous voter suppressor Kris Kobach to a commission to "study and report" on voter fraud in the US. ABC Reports: President Donald Trump

AM Joy Panel Looks At Voter Suppression Impact On 2016 Election And Potential In 2018

It's really interesting to me to see all the post-mortems of the 2016 election that center the entire devastating loss to Donald Trump to white working class voters, specifically white men. Not that
The Troubling History of ‘the Most Racist Politician in America’

The Troubling History of ‘the Most Racist Politician in America’

He goes by many names. The director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Voting Rights Project refers to him as “the king of voter suppression.” Kansas’ state Senate minority leader called him “the
Stop Playing: Impeachment Is Not a Black Political Strategy

Stop Playing: Impeachment Is Not a Black Political Strategy

Since the election of President Donald Trump, black political leaders have seemingly led the charge as public Democratic Party surrogates calling for impeachment. When everyone else couldn’t quite

And the state with the most voter suppression is…

Hint: it's not in the south The post And the state with the most voter suppression is… appeared first on Hot Air.
The GOP Keeps Quietly Purging Black Voters—and Democrats Aren’t Doing Anything About It

The GOP Keeps Quietly Purging Black Voters—and Democrats Aren’t Doing Anything About It

When both Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel Groen and the North Carolina Democratic Party’s deputy executive director, Douglass Wilson, were asked about a little-known, but nasty, national

Open Thread - Voter Fraud Is A Lie

An entertaining video about voter suppression? Yes. Open thread below....

Dems to Hillary: We’re getting pretty tired of the view under your bus

"It's hard to blame the farmer if the soufflé folds." The post Dems to Hillary: We’re getting pretty tired of the view under your bus appeared first on Hot Air.
North Carolina Needs Our Help

North Carolina Needs Our Help

We want to make a different kind of case for our two progressive congressional candidates in North Carolina, Jenny Marshall-- who's opposing Virginia Foxx-- and Matt Coffay-- who's up against Freedom
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